prevent types of cuts they say would be very damaging that will go into effect here in a couple days. >> all right. plans are starting to emerge to the surface with a little more detail. alice, we've got pat toomey, jim inhoff their new plan to avert the sequester $85 billion in cuts giving president obama more discretion on implementing those cuts. take a listen to pat toomey on "morning joe" today explaining. >> senator jim inhoff and i have a bill that simply says we're going to do the cuts but we'll let the president find the least disruptive ways, the most sensible ways to make these cuts. >> right. >> so we can go after the waste and duplication rather than laying off air traffic controllers. >> alice, here we have pat toomey out in front of us talking about, you know, what their plan would mean, where the president could intervene with implementing the cuts. however, mccain, lindsay graham, richard shelby, they are against this plan. so when we hear about any type of unified message from the right, we don't have one that's being presented to the left.